Chilled Cucumber Avocado Shooter
Makes 2 servings
1 hothouse cucumber, peeled and chopped
Juice and zest of 1 lime
1/2 fennel bulb, chopped
Handful basil leaves
1/2 cup green grapes
Place all ingredients in a blender and combine until very smooth. Taste and add a pinch of salt if necessary.
Add 1/4-1/2 cup water to thin to desired consistency.
Nutrition Information Per Serving
119 calories, 6g fat, 36mg sodium, 18g carbs, 5g fiber, 8g sugar, 2g protein
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